From the bestselling authors of "Black Mass," the definitive biography of the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone. "Whitey" will dig deep into the mind of the crime boss and killer who brought the FBI to its knees--a psychopath who fostered a following with a frightening mix of fear, deadly intimidation, and the deft touch of a politician.
About the Author
DICK LEHR is a professor of journalism at Boston University and a former reporter at the "Boston Globe," where he won numerous awards and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for investigative reporting. He is the author of "The Fence: A Police Cover-up Along Boston's Racial Divide," which was an Edgar Award finalist and a Boston Globe bestseller. He is the co-author of several other books, including the national bestseller and Edgar Award-winning "Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal."
GERARD O'NEILL has won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism as well as many other national journalism awards. He was the longtime editor of the "Boston Globe"'s award-winning investigative team. He co-authored "Black Mass" and also, with Lehr, "The Underboss," as well as "Rogues and Redeemers" (Crown 2012), a political history of the Boston Irish focusing on the city's most famous mayors.